Here are this week's Baton Rouge-area religion bulletins: Oct. 31-Nov. 7 _lowres

LSU Gospel Choir

ALBANY

Saturday-Sunday

  • OUTREACH MINISTRY: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Albany First Baptist Church, 18950 Florida Blvd. Performances of Hell House Outreach Ministry. Free admission. Church groups, call in advance, Brother Dan Munson, (225) 567-9764.

BAKER

Sunday

  • WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.

Wednesday

  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127. Bible study follows at 7:30 p.m.

Friday

  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: 6 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • ANGEL NIGHT OUT: 5 p.m., Baton Rouge Empowerment Foundation, 6749 Perimeter Drive. Ministering to children about Jesus Christ and their salvations concerning Halloween.

Sunday

  • SUNDAY SCHOOL: 8 a.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m. Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. Transportation provided. (225) 272-8259. tresiebmac@gmail.com.
  • ALL SAINTS DAY: St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. The cathedral will mark the solemnity of All Saints before the 10 a.m. Mass when Bishop Robert W. Muench will bless the graves of the deceased bishops of the Diocese of Baton Rouge on the cathedral grounds. At 4 p.m., cathedral Pastor Paul Counce, will preside at the Blessing of the Graves in the historic St. Joseph Cemetery, 1500 Main St. At 7 p.m., Counce will preside at the Blessing of the Graves in Highland Cemetery, on Oxford Avenue off of Highland Road just south of the gates of LSU.
  • FALL FESTIVAL: Noon, Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, 5500 Stumberg Lane. Games and activities for both children and adults. A meal will be provided. (225) 752-5503 crossofglorylc@gmail.com
  • FALL TASTE FEST: 3:30 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Special feature will be the Mime Ministry, of St. Paul Baptist Church, the Rev. Derrick Shavers is pastor. Food and fellowship. For more information contact, Pastor Van Smith Jr. at (225) 687-6618.
  • THE FIRST CHRISTMAS: 6 p.m., Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. “The First Christmas,” a best-seller by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, based on the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, is being taught Sundays and at 10 a.m. Mondays through November by the Rev. Joe Reggin, interim pastor of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church.

Monday

  • ADOPTION PROGRAM: 6-8 p.m., Catholic Charities, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, Room 109. Program on “Talking with Children About Adoption.” Register at AdoptBatonRouge.com or call (225) 366-8708. Cost is $35; $50 for couples. Seating is limited.
  • BUSINESSMEN’S STUDY: Noon, Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Bring lunch. The topic is “Treading Water in an Empty Pool.”

Tuesday

  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian’s Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students with qualified tutors. Those attending for the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. For information, call Mike Zobrist at (225) 336-4189. Tutoring also at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.

Wednesday

  • PRAYER: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • CHILDREN’S CHURCH: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • WEDNESDAY SERVICE: 6 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive.
  • WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. For topics, visit bereanbatonrouge.com or call (225) 355-4444.

Saturday, Nov. 7

  • 79TH ANNIVERSARY: 9 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The church celebrates its 79th anniversary. The theme is “Thanks Be to Thee.” The program will be followed by the 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. lesson study. Pastor Darriel Hoy will speak. (225) 907-4663.

Sunday, Nov. 8

  • FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St.
  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • LSU GOSPEL CHOIR: 3-4:30, Florida Boulevard Baptist Church, 10915 Florida Blvd. Free concert by the LSU Gospel Choir.
  • ANNUAL CONFERENCE: 4 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Fourth District Baptist Association Young People/Youth Department opening session. The theme is “The Power of Unity.”

Nov. 9-11

  • ADVENT MISSION: 7 p.m. nightly, St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church, 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The Rev. Philip Chircop will speak.

DENHAM SPRINGS

Saturday, Nov. 7

  • A DOOR OF HOPE FUNDRAISER: Four-hour fundraising event, Belk, 10075 Crossing Way. In-store shopping event and the first 100 customers will receive a Belk gift card, ranging in value from $5-$100. Tickets available at A Door of Hope office, Dixon Medical Center, Suite 5, 8369 Florida Blvd., (225) 665-4673.

ETHEL

Sunday

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. The Lord’s Supper follows at 11 a.m.

100TH YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 1:30 P.M., PROVIDENCE NO. 2 BAPTIST CHURCH, 3781 LA. 19.

GONZALES

Tuesday

  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave.

PONCHATOULA

Saturday

  • HEALING THE GREATEST HURT: 5 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Open to men and women, the weekend will focus on how to minister to oneself and to others when in the process of grieving the loss of a loved one, led by Father Matthew Linn. (225) 294-5039 ext. 101 or rosaryvillela.com.

Wednesday

  • ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Sunday

  • MALE CHORUS PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road. Minister T. Hannah will speak.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • MIRACLE & DELIVERANCE SERVICE: 9 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E., followed by the Worship Service at 10 a.m.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 a.m. St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY: 6 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.

TICKFAW

Friday

  • SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC: 5:30 p.m., Good News Fellowship Church/ Mike Vaughn Ministries, 13101 La. 442 W. Singing starts at 6:30 p.m. Special guest artists are the Revelations Trio. Free, but a love offering will be taken for the singers. A concession stand will be available with plate lunches, along with hot dogs, nachos and desserts. For more information, call (985) 974-0507 or visit mvmgoodnews.com.

ZACHARY

Saturday

  • ROCTOBER FEST: 4-6 p.m., The Rock Church, 20810 Plank Road. Entry fee is one bag of individually wrapped candy. Vendors are welcome. Call (225) 654-8925, ext. 213, to reserve a booth.

Sunday

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center Church, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. The church celebrates its 30th anniversary with guest speaker Pastor Robert Hawkins, of Crosby Union Baptist Church in Crosby, Mississippi.